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Chief Financial Officer - Administration - Full Time/Days in Lancaster, CA at Antelope Valley Hospital

Date Posted: 12/4/2018

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Job Description

Job Objective:

 Under the direction of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is responsible for leadership and organization of the departments and product lines as assigned by the CEO.

 Accountability:

Fully accountable for the guiding and directing of financial and control activities of the hospital in a manner designed to protect assets; meet reporting requirements; provide timely, meaningful reporting or operations; and effectively plan for and audit the financial needs of the hospital. Fully accountable for the operational functions of assigned departments, including, but not limited to, recruiting, selection , evaluation, promotion , budgeting, programs, policies, planning , adhering to hospital-wide policies, regulations imposed by regulatory and accreditation agencies, and their public relations image. The CFO is accountable for all accrediting and licensing.

 Duties and Responsibilities:

 Leadership and Management

  • Develops and implements departmental goals and objectives with input from staff members
  • Organizes, coordinates and controls activities integrated into strategic plan
  • Develops and implements departmental policies and procedures that guide and support the provision of services
  • Interacts with all customers to ensure prompt and accurate communication as needed to provide the service expected and to meet the goals of the service
  • Evaluates problems, and develops and implements solutions
  • Develops new ideas and/or systems with innovation and creativity
  • Challenges the status quo in looking for more efficient practices
  • Leads by example and serves as a professional role model
  • Updates employees on present as well as future changes
  • Actively listens and tries to understand before responding
  • Shapes an environment that is psychologically safe, encouraging, and nonjudgmental
  • Supports, encourages, and contributes to the professional growth of all department employees
  • Understands, teaches and implements elements of empowerment and team building
  • Responsible for the maintenance of quality control programs as appropriate
  • Responsible for the continuous assessment and improvement of the quality of care and services provided
  • Adheres to all Compliance & Integrity Program rules and requirements
  • Attends and completes Compliance & Integrity training
  • Provides leadership to continually improve areas of responsibility and to ensure interdependence with all divisions. Coordinates activities of assigned departments with other departments and general public.
  • May chair standing committees as assigned; develops and leads Ad Hoc committees as appropriate
  • Acts as an administrative representative when needed
  • Personally leads quality improvement teams to improve systems for higher efficiency and better customer service
  • Maintains appropriate visibility with Medical Staff, employees, and community

Human Resources Management

  • Conforms with Affirmative Action guidelines
  • Recognizes, appreciates and capitalizes upon the differences people bring to the job
  • Sees diversity as an advantage
  • Selects staff that will represent the values and maintain the Customer Service Expectation and Standards of the hospital
  • Develops and implements job descriptions and performance standards
  • Evaluates performance of departments and key management personnel established policy, including the use of staff competence and quality improvement data
  • Mediates personnel problems and resolves complaints using good problem solving techniques
  • Demonstrates knowledge or administrative and human resources policies and procedures, and understands correct labor relations management
  • Conforms to the hospital Wage and Salary Administration and Recording of Hours Worked policies
  • Ensures that staff is in compliance with licensure and other annually mandated requirements, as appropriate

Financial Resources Management

  • Assists in establishing budgets for departments; monitors revenues and expenditures against budgets. Establishes and approves overall financial plans and budgets. Evaluates the overall financial position of the hospital and prepares periodic financial and operating reports. Provides overall financial guidance. Develops and recommends department operating and capital budgets.
  • Coordinates the development of major financial plans, including capital expenditure program and the annual budget
  • Ensures that assigned departments operate within established budgets
  • Accountable for productivity
  • Develops and utilizes the budget as a planning and control tool
  • Develops departmental strategic objectives and new programs, as appropriate Reviews and evaluates the effectiveness of all financial and accounting systems
  • Ensures adequate capital to meet current and future needs through development of an economical capital structure Information Systems Management
  • Understands departmental information systems and other equipment as necessary
  • Understands advanced aspects of various information systems
  • Understands and conforms to the hospital Information Technology Solutions Group strategic plan

Competence

  • Maintains an appropriate level of professional competence by ongoing development of knowledge and skills
  • Performs professional duties in accordance with relevant laws, regulations and technical standards
  • Prepares complete, clear reports and recommendation after appropriate analyses of relevant and reliable information

Confidentiality

  • Refrains from disclosing confidential information acquired in the course of work, except when authorized and unless legally obligated to do so
  • Informs subordinates, as appropriate, regarding the confidentiality of information acquired in the course of their work and monitors their activities to assure the maintenance of confidential information
  • Refrains from using or appearing to use confidential information acquired in the course of work for unethical or illegal advantage either personally or through third parties

Integrity

  • Regularly demonstrates commitment to a set of ethics and values by behaving in an ethical manner that is consistent with the hospital's mission, vision and values
  • Avoids actual or apparent conflicts of interest and advises all appropriate parties of any potential conflict
  • Refrains from engaging in any activity that would prejudice the ability to carry out one's duties in an ethical manner
  • Refuses any gift, favor, or hospitality that would influence or would appear to influence one's actions
  • Recognizes and communicates professional limitations or other constraints that would preclude responsible judgment or successful performance of an activity
  • Communicates unfavorable as well as favorable information and professional judgment or opinions in a professional manner
  • Fully discloses relevant information that could reasonably be expected to influence intended users' understanding of any reports, comments, and/or recommendations presented

Non-Essential Duties:

  • Other duties as assigned 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the advanced principles of accounting, management and administration as generally acquired by completion of a financially focused Bachelor's or Master's degree in accounting, finance or business, or five years experience in a responsible management position. CPA or Master's degree in accounting, finance or business administration is preferred.
  • Knowledge of standards, laws, and statutes governing the operations and management of district hospitals.
  • Skill in written and oral communications.
  • Skill and ability to follow the established Customer Service Expectations and Standards.
  • Ability to give and support the highest level of customer satisfaction at all times.
  • Ability to adhere to the Courtesy and Conduct policy.
  • Ability to adhere to the Code of Behavioral Conduct policy.
  • Ability to conform to Joint Commission requirements.
  • Ability to conform with and support the hospital performance improvement and risk management plans and policies.
  • Ability to support and adhere to the mission, vision and values statements established by the hospital.
  • Ability to communicate effectively while maintaining good working relationships with subordinates, co-workers, managers, Medical Staff, other hospital staff, and the community.
  • Ability to lead, supervise and develop subordinates.
  • Ability to display a willingness to work as a team player.
  • Ability to organize work and establish priorities.
  • Ability to expand on own initiative in the performance of duties.
  • Ability to maintain the confidentiality of patient, hospital, and department information.
  • Ability to adhere to safety rules and regulations; safely and effectively uses all equipment necessary to carry out duties.
  • Ability to function effectively under pressure and meet time parameters.
  • Ability to interpret and function under hospital and department policies and procedures. Ability to develop policies and procedures to enhance team achievements and overall organizational performance.
  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the Compliance & Integrity Program and its requirements; complies with duty to report behavior standard; demonstrates understanding of the purpose for a Compliance Hotline and the importance of seeking guidance from the Compliance Officer when in doubt regarding a possible compliance issue.
  • Ability to follow the Code of Business Conduct (Standards of Business Ethics and Integrity).
  • Ability to participate effectively in department and hospital staff education and meetings. Ability to work and function in groups.
  • Ability to adhere to the Absenteeism and Lateness policy.
  • Ability to adhere to the Leaves of Absence policy.
  • Ability to adhere to Paid Time Off (PTO) policy.
  • Ability to adhere to the Recording of Hours Worked policy.
  • Ability to adhere to the hospital and department Dress Code policies

Core Competencies: All AVH employees will effectively demonstrate these behaviors:

Accountability                              

Action Oriented

Customer Focused

Compassion

Effective Communication 

Teamwork

Ethics & Values

Integrity & Trust

 Management Competencies:  All AVH management (Supervisor, Manager, and Assistant Director) will effectively demonstrate these behaviors:

 Conflict Management

Problem Solving

Timely Decision Making

Process Management

Fairness to Direct Reports

Hiring & Staffing

Developing Direct Reports

Leadership Competencies:  All AVH Leadership (Director, Executive Director, Vice President, and CEO) will effectively demonstrate these behaviors:

 Dealing w/ Ambiguity

Interpersonal Savvy

Organizational Agility

Strategic Agility

Drive for Results

Perseverance

Required Licensure and/or Certifications:

  • None

AVH Conduct/Compliance Expectations

  • Ability to adhere with AVH Leaves of Absence Policy
  • Ability to adhere with AVH Paid Time Off (PTO) Policy
  • Ability to adhere with AVH Recording of Hours Worked Policy
  • Ability to adhere to the department dress code
  • Ability to organize work and establish priorities
  • Ability to expand on own initiative in performance of duties
  • Skill and ability to follow the telephone etiquette/standards
  • Conforms to AVH Standards of Excellence
  • Ability to function effectively under pressure and meet time parameters
  • Ability to communicate effectively while maintaining good working relationships with co-workers, managers and other hospital staff
  • Ability to adhere to the normal standards of courtesy and conduct as defined under the rules of hospitality at AVH
  • Ability to maintain the confidentiality of patient, hospital and department information
  • Ability to adhere to safety rules and regulations
  • Safely and effectively uses all equipment necessary to carry out duties
  • Ability to interpret and function under hospital and department policies and procedures
  • Conforms with required and appropriate JCAHO requirements
  • Conforms with and supports hospital quality assurance and improvement guidelines
  • Ability to participate effectively in department and hospital staff education
  • Display a willingness to work as a team player
  • Ability to give and support the highest level of patient/customer satisfaction at all times
  • Supports and adheres to the values and mission statement established by the AVH Board of Directors
  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the Compliance & Integrity Program and its requirements; complies with duty to report behavior standard; demonstrates understanding of purpose for a Compliance hotline and the importance of seeking guidance from a supervisor or the Compliance Officer when in doubt regarding a possible compliance issue
  • Ability to follow the Code of Business Conduct (Standards of Business Ethics and Integrity) 

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

  • Work is performed in a general office environment, under potentially stressful and emotional conditions.

A detailed description of the physical requirements of this job is maintained in the Employee Health Department.

Looking for an opportunity to work in healthcare the way you always dreamed you could? At Antelope Valley Hospital, our employees are at the heart of what we do best – delivering high quality, patient-centered healthcare.

Antelope Valley Hospital, a 420 bed acute care facility, located just 60 miles north of Los Angeles, the Antelope Valley is one of Southern California’s fastest growing communities. We are a Level II Trauma Center and Joint Commission Primary Stroke Center Accredited. Serving the community for over 50 years, our non-profit hospital has grown to be the preeminent healthcare facility for our district’s nearly 1.2 million residents. 

An Equal Opportunity Employer.

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